BIBLIOGRAPHY

PUBLICATIONS

Author of nine monographs as sole author and thirteen monographs as co-author and editor, plus more than hundred essays published in Italian, English, French, and German.  Among these I published two essays on immigration and multiculturalism and several journal articles.

MOST RECENT

Environmental Politics: New Geographical and Social Constituencies“. Springer. New York-London. 2015

“Urban Governance: Smaller Cities in Italy” in Urban Governance in Smaller Cities: Conservation and Development, Proceedings of the Johns Hopkins 44th International Urban Fellows Conference, Center of Excellence in Planning, Bucarest (Romania) 2015 (forthcoming)

“Gender, Nature and the City”, in Human Geography: A New Radical Journal, (Volume 7, Number 3, 2014, pp. 1-13)

“Edificando una Nueva Geografía Crítica:
del Discurso de la Sostenibilidad a la Ideología Posthumanista”, XIII Coloquio Ibérico Geografía, Santiago de Compostela, 24 a 27 de octubre de 2012

“La planificaciòn territorial: humanistas versus ingenieros”, relazione al Seminari internacional sobre innovaciò i dinàmiques territorials, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, 18 de novembre de 2011

“Ciudad, transporte y energìa: una nueva propuesta desde la problematìca de la movilidad metropolitana”, in Energìa y territorio: dinàmicas y procesos, (a cura di) V. Gozàlvez y J.A. Molina, Universidad de Alicante, 2011, (con Antònia Casellas)

“La innovación en el espacio urbano: De la tecnología y la práctica profesional a la innovación social y política” (con Antònia Casellas), paper presented at XXII World Congress of Political Science – IPSA, Madrid, July 2012.

“An Environmentalist Re-patterning of Political Language and Practice: From Freedom and Justice to Responsibility for Nature”, in Human Geography: A New Radical Journal, (Volume 5, Number 2, 2012, pp. 1-13)

“La planificaciòn territorial: humanistas versus ingenieros”, paper presented at Seminari internacional sobre innovaciò i dinàmiques territorials, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, 18 de novembre de 2011

“Ciudad, transporte y energìa: una nueva propuesta desde la problematìca de la movilidad metropolitana”, in Energìa y territorio: dinàmicas y procesos, (a cura di) V. Gozàlvez y J.A. Molina, Universidad de Alicante, 2011, (con Antònia Casellas)

Mobility and Environment. Humanists vs. Engineers in Urban Policy and Professional Education, Springer, New York-London, 2011

Sustainable Development: from Fallacy to Fraud, in Human Geography: A New Radical Journal, vol.3, #2, 2010

“La salute nella città: dalla Public Health alle politiche ambientali”, in Arco di Giano. Rivista di Medical Humanities, n. 66 inverno 2010.

Città Flessibili. Una rivoluzione nel governo urbano, INSTAR, Torino, 2009.

Tollerare i tolleranti. La città media europea: un’alternativa alla globalizzazione”, Scripta Nova. Revista Electrónica de Geografía y Ciencias Sociales.  Barcelona: Universidad de Barcelona, 1 de agosto de 2008, vol. XII, núm. 270 (52). <http://www.ub.es/geocrit/sn/sn-270/sn-270-52.htm> [ISSN: 1138-9788]

Rivoluzione Traffico. Più Comunicazione, Meno Mobilità, Robin, Roma 2006.

Monographs (sole author)

The City, the Environment and Democracy (Città, Ambiente, Democrazia), Edizioni Smog e Dintorni, Venezia, 1998.

The Safe City. Environmental Risks and Urban Policies for Health Protection (La città sicura. Rischi ambientali e politiche di intervento urbano a difesa della salute) Guerini, Milano, 1995, pp.1-181.

The Mid-size City. Development and Quality of Life in Padua (La citta` media. Sviluppo e qualita` della vita a Padova. CEDAM, Padova, 1991, pp. 1-307.

Inquiry on Urban Consequences of Large Infrastructure Building (Inchiesta sulle conseguenze urbanistiche della costruzione di grandi infrastrutture urbane), Commission for Public Expenditure, Ministry of Economy, Rome 1989-1990, pp. 1-135.

Political Geography and Autonomist Movements in Italy (La geografia politica di fronte ai movimenti autonomistici. Riflessioni sul caso “Liga Veneta”), Memorie della Società Geografica Italiana, volume n. 60, Roma 1986.

Sport and Immigration: tools for integration in urban policy. A Study on Body Culture in different ethnic Groups and Religions.  Training Projects for P. E. cultural mediators.  Padova, 2004. (A research report commissioned by the City of Padova-Italy).

Enterprise and Development. Data, Analyses and Proposals (Le imprese e lo sviluppo. Dati analisi e proposte), Padova 2002.


Monographs (as co-author and editor)

Virtuous Democracy: Culture and Science for the City (Democrazia Virtuosa. Cultura e Scienza per la città, (with Silvio Scanagatta and Simone Dalla Libera), CEDAM, Padova, 1999.

Environmental Law and Environmental Policies (Diritto pubblico dell’ambiente e politiche ambientali, with V. Domenichelli e N. Olivetti), CEDAM, Padova, 1996.

Economics and Environmental Policies (with A. Bruzzo), F. Angeli, Milano, 1995. Proceedings from the national post-doc training course in Economics and Environmental Policies (Italian).

Healthy Cities, Two Special Issues of “Arco di Giano. Journal of Medical Humanities” (with two essay of C. Poli), 1995 and 2004 (Italian).

Environment and Economics (with A. Bruzzo), Special Issue of Ambiente, Risorse, Salute, with an Introduction an essay by C. Poli, n. 34, February 1995 (Italian).

Environment: A social Question, special issue of the Journal “Il Progetto“, #84/1994; Editing and Introduction to sixteen essays appositely written by prominent Italian, European and Foreign Scholars (Italian).

Environmental Ethics. Theory Meets Practice, Guerini e Ass., Milano, 1994 (Italian; also published in English by the University of Georgia Press, 1994), containing the Proceedings from the Second International Conference on Ethics and Environmental Policies, University of Georgia, Athens.

Risk Evaluation, Guerini e Ass., Milano, 1993. Editing and Introduction to the Italian Version of K. Shrader‑Frechette, Risk and Rationality,University ofCalifornia Press, 1991.

Ethics and environmental Policies, (with S. Bartolommei), Special Issue of Problemi di Bioetica, n. 14, 1992, with and Introduction of the editors.

Ethics and environmental Policies, (with S. Bartolommei), Special Issue of Global Bioethics, n. 1, 1992.

Ethics in Environmental Policies (with P. Timmerman), Gregoriana Editrice, Padova, 1991 (Italian; English version also available).

The Economy of Padova in the ’90s, (with G. Muraro), Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo, 1989.

Transport Geography Facing Geography, (with C. Muscarà), Proceedings from the International Geographic Union Conference, Working Group on Geography of Transport, Paris; Dipartimento di Pianificazione Urbanistica e Territoriale, Roma 1983.

ACADEMIC ARTICLES AND SHORT ESSAYS 

Less recent articles and research reports (mainly from 1979 to 1999):

Project Evaluation and Environmental Risk: Epistemic Issues for Methodological and Procedural Reforms (English).

Retail Trade and Historical Centers Preservation,

Padua, Europe. Development and Plans.

Difference Between Difference and Diversity.

Transportation, Urban Planning and Environment.

Law and Consensus for Land Use Management.

Traffic Change as a Variable in Retailers’ Decision-Making.

Responsibility for Environment.

The Global City: A Paradox in Environmental Policies.

Tolerance towards Diversity: Ways of Life and Risk Perception.

The scientific, political and ethical considerations concerning the licensing of high environmental impact works: a proposal (English and French).

Political Consequences of an Environmental Question.

New Rules to Approve Major Projects.

The Functional Budget.

 Risk Evaluation between Culture, Rationality and Ethics.

A Community Model for Urban Development.

From Stockholm to Rio.

A Green at the White House.

Greening the White House (Italian, English, and German).

Port and airport infrastructures in Venetia.

The Environmental Question as a Challenge to Modernity.

Environmental Problems or Environmental Question? (English)

Urban Impact of Public Investment in Infrastructures.

Participatory Processes in Environmental Decision‑making.

Padua: From a Provincial Town to a Small Metropolis.

Italian Regional Geography in Relation to Environment and Economic Structural Change.

Towards a Theoretical Scheme for the Study of Low Density Urban Areas, (English).

Regional Development Policies: Incubators and Enterprise Zones.

Myth or Utopia: Some Ideas on Cities, Technology and Regional Disequilibrium.

World Metropoles and Planning.

Transportation Problems in Venetia: A Geographical Perspective for Planning.

Governmental Planning Relations between Rome and its Suburban Belt” (French and English).

Venetia and Mezzogiorno.

Planning Institutions: Two American Cases.

Planning Institutions in France and in the U.S.

Political Geography and the Modernization Process.

The Financial Problems of Public Transit in U.S.A.

The Naples‑Bari Urban Axis: A Study in Economic Development.

Industrial Areas and Economic Planning.

Economic Development Features in Venetia Region.

Industrial Development Policies in Ireland.

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY AND CONSULTING (titles and issues)

Policies design and implementation for promoting employment and entrepreneurships

Transportation Plan in some Italian cities

Urban development and strategic plans

Social and Environmental Budget for Public Utilities Companies

Economic Plan for a Metropolitan Natural Park

Research on Environmental Risks

Environmental and Economic Plan for the Dolomites Park

Cost-Risk-Benefit Analysis and Environmental and Socio‑Economic Plans

Urban Structure Analysis

Report on Economic and Environmental Impact of Large Urban Infrastructures

Advisor to Urban Planning Commission

Report on Urban Networks and Regional Infrastructures

Consultant for Regional Development Plan

Preliminary Study on Service Location Maps

Urban Development Plan: Design of a Center for Training and Small Business

Study on Firm Location in the Metropolitan Area

Identification of 271 Sub-urban Systems for Environmental Protection in Italy

Report on the Evaluation of the Utilization of Cost/Benefit Analysis

Design and Application of an Environmental Impact Assessment Plan

Regional Plan for Stock-farming

Housing Supply and Demand

Information basis for National Economic Development Analysis and Planning

Development and Retail Commercial Plan

Report on the U.S. Economy Focused on Export Perspectives of Italian Small Enterprises

Report on Small Business Development Policies in the U.S.

Report on the Organization of the Provincial Observatory for Commercial Distribution

Report on the Organization of the Provincial Observatory for Tourism

Analysis of Intergovernmental Relations Between Rome and Its Suburban Belt

The Socio‑economic Context of Consumers’ Behavior in Italy and Abroad